Englewood is located south of Denver in the South Platte River Valley In Arapahoe County. The center of the city is located east of the confluence of Little Dry Creek And the South Platte River between Sante Fe Drive and Broadway. A neighborhood of note in Englewood is the Arapahoe Acres neighborhood which is on the National Register of historic places. Built between 1949 to 1957 and located between East Bates and East Dartmouth Avenues and South Marion and South Franklin Streets, the subdivision has 124 completely unique mid-century modern homes. The neighborhood was designed by architects Sternberg and Hawkins and was partly inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s style.
For outdoor enthusiasts, the city has 115 acres of parks and open space. Belleview Park is 36 acres of open space that has a playground, picnic pavilions, a dog park, sports fields, trails, and a community garden. Summer activities Englewood Train, Englewood Farm, and Pirate’s Cove Water Park. Not to be missed is the Broken Tree Golf Course, an award-winning 18-hole course.
Englewood has become known for its focus on the arts. The Parks and Recreation Department hosts concerts in the summer at the City Center Amphitheater. In the winter and spring, concerts are held in Hampden Hall inside the Englewood Civic Center hosted by Englewood Arts. Not to be missed is the catching a concert at the classic Gothic Theatre. A variety of public art is always on display at the Museum of Outdoors Arts located on the second floor of the Englewood Civic Center with additional outdoor statues on display around the center itself. In addition to the display of public art, MOA sponsors a variety of exhibits and performances throughout the year at the Englewood Civic Center and CityCenter Englewood.
Commuting to and from Englewood is made easier by the RTD light-rail lines. The C and D lines drop passengers at CityCenter, where you can catch a train to downtown Denver or head south to Littleton. Sound like a place you’d like to live? Click on the link below to see available homes in Englewood.